orangeleader.com (Orange, Texas)

Obituaries

July 15, 2013

Shirley Smith

BRIDGE CITY —

Shirley Smith, 77, of Bridge City, Texas passed away Saturday, July 13, 2013. She was born on December 26, 1935 in Shelby County. She was a church secretary at Winfree Baptist Church for 35 years.

Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013, at Winfree Baptist Church in Orange. Burial will follow at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park in Orange.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, at the church.

Mrs. Smith is survived by her husband of 60 years, John Henry Smith; and four sons, Jerry Smith and wife Vicki of New Braunfels, Jerald Smith and wife Gina of Bridge City, Jimmy Smith and wife Katherine of Bridge City, and Jeff Smith and wife Lisa of Bridge City; grandchildren, Jennifer Whitehead and husband Robert, Jared Porter, Lauren Knight and husband Cody, Hannah Lucia and husband Curt, Jessica Melancon and husband Jarred, Kasey Smith, Gabrielle Smith, Colin Smith, Justin Smith, Kirby Shepherd, Ellyn Shepherd, Breanna Smith; great-grandchildren, Cole Whitehead, Mia Whitehead, Jason Melancon, Jaxon Melancon, Anna Knight, Avery Knight, Jonah Knight; brothers, Walt Carrico and wife Mary of Magnolia, Texas and Coral (Butch) Carrico and wife Janie of Chandler, Texas; sister, Linda Cappel and husband George (Chip) of Bridge City; sister-in-laws, Vallie Carrico of Dubach, Louisiana and Faye Carrico of White House, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert B. Carrico and Virgie Carrico; infant son, Perry Smith; brothers, Stanley Carrico, Laverette Carrico; and daughter-in-law, Brenda Smith.

John Henry, “the boys” and their families would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to “Aunt Linda” Cappel. Words can’t express our gratitude for your unwavering, sacrificial loving care given to your big sister, Shirley. We could not have made this journey without you. We are forever grateful.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Winfree Baptist Church Building Fund, 19525 Highway 62 S, Orange, Texas 77630.

Arrangements were held under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Elvina Rose Mims Elvina Rose Mims

    In loving memory of Elvina Rose Mims

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Myra A. Wright Myra A. Wright

    Myra A. Wright, 81, of Bridge City, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, April 14, 2014, at Baptist Hospital in Orange.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Benjamin Jason Winters Benjamin Jason Winters

    Benjamin Jason Winters died April 9,2014 in Toole, Utah.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Howard J. Casto

    Howard J. Casto, 71, of Orange, passed away April 6, 2014, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont.

    April 14, 2014

  • Wayne Peveto Wayne Peveto

    Wayne Peveto passed from this life on April 8, 2014.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • A.J. "Buster" Lapeyrolerie A.J. “Buster” Lapeyrolerie

    A.J. “Buster” Lapeyrolerie, 92, of Bridge City, passed away on April 9, 2014, at St. Mary Hospital in Port Arthur.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Herminia "Minnie" Lopez Almazan Herminia “Minnie” Lopez Almazan

    Herminia “Minnie” Lopez Almazan, 76, of Deer Park and a former resident of Orange since 1963, joined her Heavenly Father on Friday, April 4, 2014, at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Brownsville, Texas.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Luella Viola Winebrenner

    Luella Viola Winebrenner, 83, of Mauriceville, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014, at Harbor House Hospice in Beaumont.

    April 8, 2014 1 Story

  • Joyce Telford Joyce M. Richard-Telford

    Mrs. Joyce M. Richard-Telford died Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at her home.

    April 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • Joann Nelson Joann Nelson

         Joann Nelson departed her life on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Pinehurst Nursing and Rehabilitation with her family at her side.

    April 8, 2014 1 Photo

Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide